Sprague de Camp's New Anthology of Science Fiction

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Sprague de Camp's New Anthology of Science Fiction
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first edition of Sprague de Camp's New Anthology of Science Fiction
Author L. Sprague de Camp
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Science fiction short stories
Publisher Panther
Publication date
1953
Media type Print (Hardback and Paperback)
Pages 158 pp
ISBN NA

Sprague de Camp's New Anthology of Science Fiction is a 1953 collection of science fiction stories by L. Sprague de Camp and edited by H. J. Campbell, first published in both hardcover and paperback by Panther Books.[1][2]

The book contains six short works of fiction by the author, the first two of them stories in his Viagens Interplanetarias series uncollected elsewhere.

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Reception[edit]

Anthony Boucher, writing in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, called the book "most misleadingly titled; it is not an anthology edited by de Camp, but a group of six de Camp stories selected by H. J. Campbell." While noting they were "[a]ll new to book form," he considered them "a drab assemblage of unfunny humor and (what is even less forgivable) unsexy sex."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Laughlin, Charlotte; Daniel J. H. Levack (1983). De Camp: An L. Sprague de Camp Bibliography. San Francisco: Underwood/Miller. pp. 92–93. 
  2. ^ Sprague de Camp's New Anthology title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
  3. ^ Boucher, Anthony. "Recommended Reading," in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, v. 7, no. 6, Dec. 1954, pp. 92-93.