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The Preserving Machine and Other Stories

Dick, Philip K.

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ISBN 10: 0575005629 / ISBN 13: 9780575005624
Published by Gollancz, 1971
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0575005629 Early hardcover, preceded only by the Science Fiction Book Club hard back. Victor Gollancz price sticker on inside front panel. Dust jacket shows some very light edgewear, is otherwise clean and bright. The boards are clean and straight, with light bumping to the corners and the top and bottom of spine. The spine is solid and firm. Interior text block has a mild must odor, but is straight and firmly attached to the spine, and free of markings. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 8vo - over 7 3/4 in - 9 3/4 in tall. Year: 1971. First edition. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-076206

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Title: The Preserving Machine and Other Stories

Publisher: Gollancz

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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First British edition of this collection of stories. Omits "What the Dead Men Say" from the 1969 Ace paperback first edition. Includes: The Preserving Machine [Dr. Rupert Labyrinth] (1953); War Game (1959); Upon the Dull Earth (1954); Roog (1953); War Veteran (1955); Top Stand-By Job [Jim Briskin] (1963); Beyond Lies the Wub (1952); We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (1966); Captive Market (1955); If There Were No Benny Cemoli (1963); Retreat Syndrome (1965); The Crawlers (1954); Oh, to Be a Blobel! (1964); Pay for the Printer (1956). This is quite a collectible book when found with a nice dust jacket.

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