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The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction

(1952)
(The first book in the Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction series)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
Little, Brown, 1952. Hardcover with dustjacket. There were three printings. This is the first in the long-running series of anthologies collecting stories from the magazine. Includes an introduction by the editors and these stories: Huge Beast" (1950) by Cleve Cartmill; "John the Revelator" (1951) by Oliver La Farge; "Elephas Frumenti" (1950) by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt; "The Gift of God" (1950) by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt; "The Friendly Demon" (1726) by Daniel Defoe; "Old Man Henderson" (1951) by Kris Neville; "The Threepenny-Piece" (1913) by James Stephens; "No-Sided Professor" (1947) by Martin Gardner; "The Listening Child" (1950) by Margaret St. Clair [as by Idris Seabright]; "Dress of White Silk" (1951) by Richard Matheson; "The Mathematical Voodoo" (1951) by H. Nearing, Jr.; "Hub" (1951) by Philip MacDonald; "Built Up Logically" (1949) by Howard Schoenfeld; "The Rat That Could Speak" (1860) by Charles Dickens; "Narapoia" [Dr. Manly J. Departure]" (1948) by Alan Nelson; "Postpaid to Paradise" (1940) by Robert Arthur; "In the Days of Our Fathers" (1949) by Winona McClintic; "Barney" (1951) by Will Stanton; "The Collector" (1951) by H. F. Heard; "Fearsome Fable" (1951) by Bruce Elliott.

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Title: Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 1st Series
Author(s): Anthony Boucher, J Francis McComas
ISBN: 9997374215 / 978-9997374219
Publisher: Little, Brown
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