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Beachheads in space.

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Published by Pellegrini & Cudahy in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1.D42 Bc
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6112117M
    LC Control Number52009049
    OCLC/WorldCa1252154

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"Beachheads In Space" edited by August Derleth () first appeared in as the hardcover Beachheads in Space with fourteen stories, it then would be butchered for subsequent printings, the next was this Beachheads in Space Weidenfeld & Nicolson hardcover which had seven of the fourteen stories.

Then came the first mass market paperback, this Berkley 4/5(2). "Beachheads In Space" edited by August Derleth () first appeared in as the hardcover Beachheads in Space with fourteen stories, it then would be butchered for subsequent printings, the next was this Beachheads in Space Weidenfeld & Nicolson hardcover which had seven of the fourteen stories.

Then came the first mass market paperback, this Berkley 4/5. Beachheads in Space book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a collection of tales of the future - a future when mankind mu /5(3). Genre/Form: Science fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Derleth, August William, Beachheads in space.

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Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The ""saucers"" and their varied cohorts are with us in spades as well as in space, but their mission is solely that of peace--and its preservation during the Earth's age of the atom.

The Book: Beachheads in Space, edited by August Derleth, published by Berkeley Books in The Stories: "The Blinding Shadows" - Donald Wandrei "Repetition" - A.E.

Van Vogt "Metamorphosite" - Eric Frank Russell "To People a New World" - Nelson Bond "The Years Draw Nigh" - Lester Del Ray (read in a different book, but featured in. Then the book was split into two books, "Beachheads In Space" and "From Other Worlds" that were issued from Four Square Press ineach of which had seven of the fourteen stories.

In each of these anthologies, the contents were drawn and shuffled from the original hardcover. So, the only definitive edition is the original hardcover.4/5(1). The Book: “The Blinding Shadows” by Donald ally published in the May edition of Astounding n read in Beachheads in Space, edited by August Derleth, published by Berkeley Books in The Setting: New York City, Earth.

The Story: A scientist proves that a four-dimensional world overlaps with ours, with disastrous results. It kind of sensationalizes it, but it’s jacket copy, the purpose of which is to sell the book, so I can’t really blame it for that.

In terms of these beachheads being IN SPACE, well, on that point it fares less well. We have stories set on Mars, Europa, and the capital planet of the galactic Empire and the other four are on Earth. Click to read more about Beachheads in Space by Jerry Grey.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to. Beachheads by Gerald Figal is a well-written and well-researched book on the development of tourism in Okinawa from a historical perspective. He draws from many historical documents, personal interviews, and first-hand experiences to create a very interesting and thorough analysis of how tourism evolved in Okinawa, Japan after World War II.

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Derleth, August (editor). BEACHHEADS IN SPACE. [New York]: Pellegrini & Cudahy, []. Octavo, cloth. First edition. An anthology of fourteen stories by Jack Williamson, Eric Frank Russell, A. van Vogt, Isaac Asimov, John Wyndham, Clark Ashton Smith and others on the humankind's exploration of space and possible encounters with alien life forms.

The book you saw it in might have been the August Derleth anthology Beachheads in Space or the Simak collection Strangers in the Universe or, more recently, the Brian Aldiss anthology Perilous Planets.

which featured a human colony ship which had landed on a planet many centuries before with the intent to either colonize or investigate the planet. Pellegrini & Cudahy USA first printing Item # Beachheads In Space (Vintage Berkley, G) by Derleth, August (ed.). Paperback available at Half Price Books® Beachheads In Space.

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After almost a century of peaceful exploration and colonization of space, the United Earth Space Force stumbles across a shockingly xenophobic alien race that has more and better armed ships and refuses all attempts at contact.

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