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Letters, 1966-1972.

Author: James Blish
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Consists of letters from science fiction and fantasy writer James Benjamin Blish, 1921-1975, to editors at Doubleday and Company in New York. The majority of the letters are addressed to Lawrence P. Ashmead and concern manuscript corrections and changes, corrections on flap copy for various titles, and Blish's "abiding and far-reaching" interest in witchcraft. Concerning the latter matter, Blish planned to do a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Magic.; James Blish
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: James Blish
OCLC Number: 37000634
Description: 30 items.

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Consists of letters from science fiction and fantasy writer James Benjamin Blish, 1921-1975, to editors at Doubleday and Company in New York. The majority of the letters are addressed to Lawrence P. Ashmead and concern manuscript corrections and changes, corrections on flap copy for various titles, and Blish's "abiding and far-reaching" interest in witchcraft. Concerning the latter matter, Blish planned to do a history of witchcraft, demonology, and magic, and proposals for that project are included in the collection. Titles discussed in the letters include A Torrent of faces, Nebula Award Stories 5, And all the stars a stage, and Anywhen.

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