The Great Short Fiction of Barrington Bayley
Nine brilliant stories of infinite space and alien consciousness, suffused with a sense of wonder...
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A remarkable (though astonishingly bleak) assembly of experiments in the carrying of story ideas to the end of their tether. -- John Clute, Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
The cream of Bayley's short fiction... complex, innovative, bold and striking. -- Brian Stableford, Vector
[Bayley] has the ineffable, unfakeable genius of a true SF visionary: of Wells, Stapledon, Ballard; of Bester, Dick, and Farmer. -- Bruce Sterling, Cheap Truth
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Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002550959
Book Description Allison and Busby, 1978. Book Condition: Good. Light wear to boards. Light toning to pages with some spotting. DJ has a few edge tears. Bookseller Inventory # 9999-9992610206
Book Description Allison & Busby, London, 1978. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good Plus [Overall]. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Richard Hollis (jacket cover) (illustrator). First Edition. Nine highly original, provocative science fiction tales by British master of the genre. CONTENTS: The Exploration of Space, The Bees of Knowledge, Exit from City 5, Me and My Antronoscope, All the King's Men, An Overload, Mutation Planet, The Problem of Morley's Emission, and The Cabinet of Oliver Naylor; 218 pages. CONDITION: The book itself is bright and solid, with minimal shelf-wear, compromised only by a bumped spine bottom, and unmarked but for a couple magic marker scribbles on the otherwise blank rear endpapers. Its dustjacket - now in a clear mylar Brodart protective cover - is complete (not price-clipped) but has moderate edge- and corner-wear. There is a crease at the bottom of the front panel (see accompanying scan image), a small line through the price on the front flap, and a hint of sunning on the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # SP385
Book Description Allison & Busby, London, 1978. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Hardback 1st ed 1st printinting. Both book and dustwrapper are in very good condition. The d/w is a little faded on the spine. Bookseller Inventory # 000445
Book Description Allison & Busby ., London, 1978. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects nine stories. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-89. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#139421). Bookseller Inventory # 139421
Book Description Allison & Busby. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. 0850312159 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # POXM-0850312159
Book Description Allison & Busby: London, 1978. Hardcover. First edition (& 1st printing).. SF short story collection. Uncommon UK hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with review slip laid in. Bookseller Inventory # 10150