ACE SF H-Series Singles Image Library

H-015 DONALD A. WOLLHEIM and TERRY CARR (editors) The World's Best Science Fiction:: 1966 (cover by Cosimo Scianna and title page and interior illustrations by Jack Gaughan; 1966; 1st ACE printing)

Short stories collection (15) from the year 1966. Contains Arthur C. Clarke Sunjammer (read this in BOY'S LIFE), Ron Goulart Calling Dr. Clockwork (Nebula Award nominee), Larry Niven Becalmed in Hell (Nebula Award nominee), Vernor Vinge Apartness, Clifford D. Simak Over the River and Through the Woods, James H. Schmitz Planet of Forgetting, Harlan Ellison "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman (winner of the 1966 Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Short Fiction), Joseph Green The Decision Makers (Nebula Award nominee), David I. Masson Traveler's Rest, Lin Carter Uncollected Works (Nebula Award nominee), Jonathon Brand Vanishing Point, R. A. Lafferty In Our Block (Nebula Award nominee), Fred Saberhagen Masque of the Red Shift (Nebula Award nominee), Christopher Anvil The Captive Djinn, and Fritz Leiber The Good New Days.

H-018 JEFF SUTTON H-Bomb Over America (c.1967)

H-018 (back cover)

JEFFERSON HOWARD SUTTON (b. 1913) studied at San Diego State College (now University of California - San Diego), served in the United States Marine Corps, and has been a photographer and newsman. Another part of his career was devoted to research into survival at high altitudes.

H-019 FREDERIK POHL (ed.) The IF Reader of Science Fiction (cover by Cosimo Scianna with title page and interior illustrations by Jack Gaughan; 1966; 1st ACE printing; listed as "complete and unabridged")

H-019 (back cover)

Includes Frederik Pohl Introduction and Father of the Stars, Robert F. Young When Time Was New (c. 1964), Fred Saberhagen The Life Hater (c. 1964), Jerome Bixby Old Testament (c. 1964), A. E. van Vogt The Silkie (on of my favourites; c. 1964), John Brunner A Better Mousetrap (c. 1963), Jonathon Brand Long Day in Court (c. 1963), Keith Laumer Trick or Treaty (c. 1965; a "Retief" story), and Fritz Leiber The 64-Square Madhouse (c. 1962).

H-026 AVRAM DAVIDSON (ed.) The Best From Fantasy and Science Fiction, 13th Series (1967; 1st ACE printing)

Short stories from the years 1962-1964. The Golden Brick by P. M. Hubbard, Peggy and Peter Go to the Moon by Don White, Now Wakes the Sea by J. G. Ballard, Green Magic by Jack Vance, Captain Honario Harpplayer, R.N. by Harry Harrison, Treaty in Tartessas by Karen Anderson, Hunter, Come Home by Richard McKenna, McNamera's Fish by Ron Goulart, Nina Sol by Felix Marti-Ibanez, They Don't Make Life Like They Used To by Alfred Bester, What Strange Stars and Skies by Avram Davidson, Eight O'Clock in the Morning by Ray Nelson, and Deluge by Zenna Henderson

Note: my copy has a H-026 marking while Peters (1996) has a H-036 marking. Anyone have another copy to check? Please let me know. Found another copy. It appears H-026 is the correct numbering, so the Peters (1996) notation is either a printing error or an error in Peters (1996) listing.

H-030 CLIFFORD D. SIMAK City (cover by Ed Valigursky; c.1952; 1958; October 1967; 2nd ACE printing)

City was originally published as ACE Single D-283 (1958) using the same cover art.

H-033 ANDRE NORTON Moon of Three Rings (cover, title page, and interior illustration by Jack Gaughan; 1966)

Original preliminary cover art by Jack Gaughan for Moon of Three Rings.  Acrylic on board. 16" x 13.5."  Art editor notation (using tape) on lower right margin.  Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Inc.

H-038 FRITZ LEIBER The Swords of Lankhmar (cover by Jeff Jones; 1968)

H-039 PHILIP K. DICK Eye in the Sky (cover by Kelly Freas; 1968)

H-041 JULES VERNE Into the Niger Bend (cover by Jerome Podwil; 1968; 1st thus)

This is a Fitzroy edition; edited by I. O. Evans.

H-042 CLIFFORD D. SIMAK Why Call Them Back From Heaven? (cover by Leo and Diane Dillon; 1967; 1st ACE pritning)

This is one of the ACE Science Fiction Specials (1st series).

H-043 JULES VERNE The City in the Sahara (cover by Jerome Podwil; 1968)

H-049 JULES VERNE The Begum's Fortune (cover by Jerome Podwil; 1968; 1st thus)

H-052 JULES VERNE Yesterday and Tomorrow (cover by Jerome Podwil; 1968; 1st thus)

These three stories are the Fitzroy editions; edited by I. O. Evans.

H-054 R. A. LAFFERTY Past Master (cover by Leo and Diane Dillon; 1968; 1st ACE printing)

This is one of the ACE Science Fiction Specials (1st series).

RALPH ALOYSIUS LAFFERTY (b. 1914) started his writing career at age 50. In 1973 he won a Hugo for his short story "Eurem's Dam".

H-058 GERTRUDE FRIEDBERG The Revolving Boy (cover by Leo and Diane Dillon; 1968; 1st ACE printing)

This is one of the ACE Science Fiction Specials (1st series).

H-060 JULES VERNE Carpathian Castle (cover by Jerome Podwil; interior illustration - sketch of H. G. Wells by Ron Miller; c.1960; 1968; 1st thus)

This is a Fitzroy edition; edited by I. O. Evans.

H-062 WILSON TUCKER The Lincoln Hunters (cover by Leo and Diane Dillon; c.1958; 1968; 1st ACE printing)

This is one of the ACE Science Fiction Specials (1st series).

ARTHUR WILSON TUCKER (b. 1914) was a noted fan in the 1930's and produced his own amateur magazines (fanzines) and contribute articles and letters to both professional and fan publications. His short story writing career started in the early 1940's. "The Lincoln Hunters" is probably his most recognized story.

H-067 JULES VERNE The Village in the Treetops (cover by Jerome Podwil; 1968; 1st thus)

This is a Fitzroy edition; edited by I. O. Evans.

H-072 JOANNA RUSS Picnic on Paradise (cover by Leo and Diane Dillon; 1968; 1st ACE printing and PBO)

This is one of the ACE Science Fiction Specials (1st series).

H-073 FRITZ LEIBER Swords Against Wizardy (cover and map insert by Jeff Jones; 1968)

H-078 JULES VERNE The Hunt for the Meteor (cover by Jerome Podwil; 1968; 1st thus)

This is a Fitzroy edition; edited by I. O. Evans.

H-079 BOB SHAW The Two-Timers (cover by Leo and Diane Dillon; 1968; 1st ACE printing)

This is one of the ACE Science Fiction Specials (1st series).

H-084 ANDRE NORTON Sorceress of the Witch World (cover and frontspiece illustration by Jeff Jones; 1968; listed as "first book publication")

H-086 D. G. COMPTON Synthajoy (cover by Leo and Diane Dillon; 1968; 1st ACE printing)

This is one of the ACE Science Fiction Specials (1st series).

DAVID GUY COMPTON (b. 1930) started in radio playwriting and moved into science fiction.

H-090 FRITZ LEIBER Swords in the Mist (cover by Jeff Jones; 1968)

H-092 A. E. VAN VOGT The Far-Out Worlds of A. E. Van Vogt (cover by Jeff Jones; 1968)


H-102 EDWARD E. "DOC" SMITH Subspace Explorers (cover by John Schoenherr and frontspiece art by Roy G. Krenkel Jr.; 1968)

H-105 JAMES H. SCHMITZ The Demon Breed (cover by Leo and Diane Dillon; 1968; 1st ACE printing and PBO)

This is one of the ACE Science Fiction Specials (1st series).

Last update: 24 May 2016

 

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