Bob Shaw - Typescript for Medusa's Children with Jacket Mock-Up and Editorial Amendments - Gollancz, 1976.


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London, Gollancz, 1976. Manuscript. Unbound. A nice manuscript with associated ephemera. Comprises: (1) jacket mockup consisting of a card sheet with text pasted on, with transparency overlay noting the required colours. (2) Copy of letter dated 17th Sept 76 from Malcolm Edwards (noted SF editor, publisher and all round SF wizard) enclosing a list of queries having arisen from copy editing (3) 2pp typed letter in reply from Shaw outlining his responses to the changes. Signed 'Bob' (4) Three typed pages from Shaw responding to the queries, including a response to Edwards' wondering about light levels euphotic zone (indeed, wondering what the euphotic zone was - come on Malcolm, try reading a book once in a while). Another nice correction from Edwards is replacing Normalcy with Normality given the latter's increased currency and pleasantness - excellent move Malcolm. (5) 189pp typed manuscript, recto only with corrections throughout by Edwards. [8902, Hyraxia Books].

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