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Author:James Blish
Title:The Star Dwellers
Publisher:  Avon
Country:USA
Date:Feb 1962
Format:Paperback
Genre:Fiction, Science Fiction
Cat#:F-122
Total Editions:5
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ppint.
3rd Dec 2023
 avon mmpb first printings sharing merkin-printed covers, first p/b edition

cover art by richard powers (unsigned, uncredited; attributed in ''the art of richard powers'' powers, jane frank (2001), q.v.)
cover price 40¢
128pp. including titles, indicia, nf forward by the author, etc.

refer to indicia publishing history to see if carcass of copy held was canadadian- or merkin- printed
no priority established nor liable to be
 

 
ppint.
19th Jun 2019
 sequel is ''mission to the heart stars'' (1965), q.v.

#1 of a teenage/''young adult'' sf duology.
 

 
ppint.
3rd Dec 2023
 avon books mmpb third printings sharing merkin-printed covers

cover art by richard powers (cropped from that of first avon mmpb printings, typography etc. now on white (unprinted) background)
cover price 50¢
128pp. (check) including titles, indicia, nf forward by the author, etc.

refer to indicia publishing history to see if carcass of copy held was canadadian- or merkin- printed
no priority established nor liable to be, both state third avon printing, july, 1965
and which also gives the month and year date of the first printing; one of which has evidently been implicitly retrospectively deemed to have been the second printing
(this comment is from another edition of this book)
 

 
ppint.
3rd Dec 2023
 faber & faber first printing, first h/cvr edition, first uk edition

cover (d-j) art by john c. griffiths
cover (d-j) price 13/6d
160pp. (check) including titles, indicia, nf forward by the author, bound with endpapers between cloth-covered boards

refer to indicia publishing history to check for presence/absence of line(s) noting (at least) two subsequent impressions (printings from the same typesetting):

second impression 1963 (existence & date noted in the publishing history of the third impression)
third impression 1968 (i)sbn (0-)571-05126-X cover price c. 18/-; may have been increased by publisher's price gun label during the lifetime of the impression.
(this comment is from another edition of this book)
 

 
annaloog
19th Aug 2022
 One of the two "Rowena" covers for this Avon/James Blish reprint series ... the other is for Titans' Daughter.
(this comment is from another edition of this book)
 

 
ppint.
5th Apr 2022
 first in a teenage/''young adult'' sf duology: the sequel is ''mission to the heart stars'' (1965), q.v.
(this comment is from another edition of this book)
 


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Other Editions

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James Blish - The Star Dwellers - Avon - Paperback - USA (1965)
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James Blish - The Star Dwellers - Sphere - Paperback - UK - 0722117035 (1979)
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James Blish - The Star Dwellers - Avon - Paperback - USA - 038057976 (1982)
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James Blish - The Star Dwellers - Faber & Faber - Hardcover - UK (1962)

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