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The golden age of science fiction

Author: Groff Conklin
Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books, [1980], ©1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Bonanza 1980 edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Groff Conklin
ISBN: 0517334860 9780517334867
OCLC Number: 6981995
Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Bonanza, New York, under title: The best of science fiction.
Description: xxx, 785 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Concerning science fiction / John W. Campbell, Jr. --
pt. 1. The atom. Solution unsatisfactory / Anson MacDonald --
The great war syndicate / Frank R. Stockton --
The piper's son / Lewis Padgett --
Deadline / Cleve Cartmill --
Lobby / Clifford D. Simak --
Blowups happen / Robert Heinlein --
Atomic power / Don A. Stuart --
pt. 2. The wonders of earth. Killdozer! / Theodore Sturgeon--
Davy Jones' ambassador / Raymond Z. Gallun --
Giant in the earth / Morrison Colloday --
Goldfish bowl / Anson MacDonald --
The ivy war / David H. Keller --
Liquid life / Ralph Milne Farley --
pt. 3. The superscience of man. A tale of the Ragged Mountains / Edgar Allan Poe --
The great Keinplatz experiment / Arthur Conan Doyle --
The remarkable case of Davidson's eyes / H.G. Wells --
The tissue-culture king / Julian Huxley --
The ultimate catalyst / John Taine --
A terrible sense / Calvin Peregoy --
A scientist divides / Donald Wandrei --
pt. 4. Dangerous inventions. Tricky tonnage / Malcolm Jameson --
The Lanson screen / Arthur Leo Zagat --
The ultimate metal / Nat Schachner --
The machine / Don A. Stuart --
pt. 5. Adventures in dimension. Short-circuited probability / Norman L. Knight --
The search / A.E. van Vogt --
The upper level road / Warner van Lorne --
The 32nd of May / Paul Ernst --
The monster from nowhere / Nelson Bond --
pt. 6. From outer space. First contact / Murray Leinster --
Universe / Robert Heinlein --
Blind alley / Isaac Asimov --
En route to Pluto / Wallace West --
The retreat to Mars / Cecil B. White --
The man who saved the earth / Austin Hall --
Spawn of the stars / Charles W. Diffin --
The flame midget / Frank Belknap Long, Jr. --
Expedition / Anthony Boucher --
The conquest of Gola / Leslie F. Stone --
Jackdaw / Ross Rocklynne.
Other Titles: Best of science fiction
Responsibility: edited with an introd. by Groff Conklin ; pref. by John W. Campbell, Jr.

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