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Science Fiction Handbook

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Paperback, 220 pages
Published September 1st 1977 by McGraw-Hill Companies (first published 1953)
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Not as interesting as the original version from the 1950s. The original had an excellent short history of fantastic literature up to World War II, and fascinating capsule biographies of many of the leading (as of 1950) SF writers.
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Lyon Sprague de Camp, (Pseudonym: Lyman R. Lyon) was an American science fiction and fantasy author and biographer. In a writing career spanning fifty years he wrote over one hundred books, including novels and notable works of nonfiction, such as biographies of other important fantasy authors.He was widely regarded as an imaginative and innovative writer and was an important figure in the heyday ...more
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