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George Loves Gistla

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GEORGE LOVES GISTLA

By JAMES McKIMMEY, Jr.

"Why don't you find yourself some nice little American girl," his father had often repeated. But George was on Venus ... and he loved pale green skin ... and globular heads and most of all, George loved Gistla.

George Kenington was sixteen, and, as he told himself, someone who was sixteen knew more about love than someone who was, say, forty two. Like his father, for instance. A whole lot more probably. When you were forty two, you got narrow minded and nervous and an...

Essays on early ornithology and kindred subjects –by: James Roxburgh McClymont

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ESSAYS ON EARLY ORNITHOLOGY

200 copies printed

[Illustration: Casuarius uniappendiculatus, juv. ]

ESSAYS ON EARLY ORNITHOLOGY AND KINDRED SUBJECTS

By JAMES R. McCLYMONT M.A., Author of 'Pedraluarez Cabral' 'Vicente A~nes Pincon'

With Three Plates

LONDON BERNARD QUARITCH LTD. 11 GRAFTON STREET, NEW BOND STREET

1920

CONTENTS

PAGE The Rukh of Marco Polo 3 The Penguins and the Seals of the Angra de Sam Bràs 7 The Banda I...

All Day Wednesday –by: Richard Olin

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from Analog Science Fact & Fiction March 1963. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.

ALL DAY WEDNESDAY

Practically everybody would agree that this is Utopia....

by RICHARD OLIN

ILLUSTRATED BY GEORGE SCHELLING

Ernie turned the dial on his television. The station he had sele...

Prologue to an Analogue

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from Analog Science Fact & Fiction June 1961. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.

PROLOGUE TO AN ANALOGUE

By LEIGH RICHMOND

Finnagle's Law shows that many times we don't get the effect we planned on. But ... there's an inverse to that famous law, too....

Illustrated by Schoenherr

<...

Edge of the Jungle

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[Illustration: WILLIAM BEEBE Author of Edge of the Jungle, Jungle Days, Gallapagos, World's End, The Arcturus Adventure, etc.]

BY THE AUTHOR OF "JUNGLE DAYS," "THE LOG OF THE SUN," ETC.

EDGE OF THE

JUNGLE

By WILLIAM BEEBE

Honorary Curator of Birds and Director of the Tropical Research Station of the New York Zoological Society.

GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK

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Quatro Novelas

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QUATRO NOVELAS

Composto e impresso na Typographia Franca Amado, rua Ferreira Borges, 115 Coimbra.

ANNA DE CASTRO OSORIO

QUATRO NOVELAS

A VINHA. A FEITICEIRA. DIARIO DUMA CRIANCA. SACRIFICADA.

COIMBRA

FRANCA AMADO EDITOR

1908

I

A Vinha

A VINHA

Luis sahira para o colegio ainda crianca e de lá para as escolas superiores; assim os anos tinham decorrido sem que nunca mais visitasse a terra natal.

Dez anos, dez longos anos se tinham passado, e só agora voltava, como um foragido ou como um ladr~ao, que enlouquecido de saudades arr...

The Stutterer –by: R. R. Merliss

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THE STUTTERER

BY R. R. MERLISS

A man can be killed by a toy gun he can die of fright, for heart attacks can kill. What, then, is the deadly thing that must be sealed away, forever locked in buried concrete a thing or an idea?

Illustrated by Riley

[Illustration]

Out of the twenty only one managed to escape the planet. And he did it very simply, merely by walking up to the crowded ticket window at one of the rocket ports and buying passage to Earth. His Army identification papers passed the harassed inspection of the agent, and he gratefully and sile...

Heads and Tales : or, Anecdotes and Stories of Quadrupeds and Other Beasts, Chiefly Connected with Incidents in the Histories of More or Less Distinguished Men. –by: Adam White

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HEADS AND TALES.

PRINTED BY BALLANTYNE AND COMPANY EDINBURGH AND LONDON

[Illustration: The Tasmanian Wolf. ( Thylacinus Cynocephalus. )]

HEADS AND TALES;

OR,

ANECDOTES AND STORIES OF QUADRUPEDS AND OTHER BEASTS,

CHIEFLY CONNECTED WITH INCIDENTS IN THE HISTORIES OF MORE OR LESS DISTINGUISHED MEN.

COMPILED AND SELECTED BY

ADAM WHITE, LATE ASSISTANT IN THE ZOOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT, BRITISH MUSEUM.

Second Edition.

LONDON: JAMES NISBET & CO., 21 BERNERS STREET. MDCCCLXX.

PREFACE.

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The Martian Cabal

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from Astounding Stories May 1932. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.

The Table of Contents is not part of the original magazine. The pages have been renumbered.

The Martian Cabal

A Complete Novelette

By R. F. Starzl

Contents

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Shepherd of the Planets –by: Alan Mattox

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SHEPHERD OF THE PLANETS

By ALAN MATTOX

ILLUSTRATOR SUMMERS

Renner had a purpose in life. And the Purpose in Life had Renner.

The star ship came out of space drive for the last time, and made its final landing on a scrubby little planet that circled a small and lonely sun. It came to ground gently, with the cushion of a retarder field, on the side of the world where it was night. In the room that would have been known as the bridge on ships of other days, instrument lights glowed softly on Captai...

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