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Wandl the Invader –by: Ray Cummings

There were nine major planets in the Solar System and it was within their boundaries that man first set up interplanetary commerce and began trading with the ancient Martian civilization. And then they discovered a tenth planet--a maverick! This tenth world, if it had an orbit, had a strange one, for it was heading inwards from interstellar space, heading close to the Earth-Mars spaceways, upsetting astronautic calculations and raising turmoil on the two inhabited worlds. But even so none suspected then just how much trouble this new world would make. For it was WANDL THE INVADER and it was no...

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'ELOGE DU SEIN DES FEMMES

TIR'E A 602 EXEMPLAIRES NUM'EROT'ES, SAVOIR:

400 exemplaires in 8° couronne, papier vergé. 150 carré, vélin. 30 chine. 30 whatman. 2 peau vélin.

N° 285

OUVRAGE CURIEUX

DANS LEQUEL ON EXAMINE S'IL DOIT ^ETRE D'ECOUVERT S'IL EST PERMIS DE LE TOUCHER QUELLES SONT SES VERTUS, SA FORME, SON LANGAGE, SON 'ELOQUENCE LES PAYS O`U IL EST LE PLUS BEAU ET LES MOYENS LES PLUS SURS DE LE CONSERVER

PAR<...

Pandemic

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PANDEMIC

BY J. F. BONE

Generally, human beings don't do totally useless things consistently and widely. So maybe there is something to it

"We call it Thurston's Disease for two perfectly good reasons," Dr. Walter Kramer said. "He discovered it and he was the first to die of it." The doctor fumbled fruitlessly through the pockets of his lab coat. "Now where the devil did I put those matches?"

"Are these what you're looking for?" the trim blonde in the gray seersucker uniform asked. She pick...

Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match

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STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS.

WITH

PICTURES TO MATCH

by

FRANCIS C. WOODWORTH,

Editor of "The Youth's Cabinet," Author of "Stories About Birds," &C.

Boston. Phillips, Sampson and Company. 1851. Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1849, By D. A. Woodworth, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Preface.

In the following pages are grouped together anecdotes illustrative of the peculiarities of different animals mostly quadrupeds their habits, dispositions, intelligence, and affection. Nothing like a ...

The Lani People

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THE LANI PEOPLE

By J. F. Bone

CHAPTER I

The boxed ad in the opportunities section of the Kardon Journal of Allied Medical Sciences stood out like a cut diamond in a handful of gravel. "Wanted," it read, "Veterinarian for residency in active livestock operation. Single recent graduate preferred. Quarters and service furnished. Well equipped hospital. Five year contract, renewal option, starting salary 15,000 cr./annum with periodic increases. State age, school, marital status, and enclose recent tri di with application. Address Box V 9, this journ...

Ullr Uprising

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from Space Science Fiction, February and March, 1953. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.

ULLR UPRISING

A STORY IN TWO PARTS

[Illustration]

BY H. BEAM PIPER

ILLUSTRATED BY ORBAN

[Illustration]

"The heathen geeks, they wear no breeks," the T...

Bread Overhead

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Bread Overhead

By FRITZ LEIBER

The Staff of Life suddenly and disconcertingly sprouted wings and mankind had to eat crow!

Illustrated by WOOD

As a blisteringly hot but guaranteed weather controlled future summer day dawned on the Mississippi Valley, the walking mills of Puffy Products ("Spike to Loaf in One Operation!") began to tread delicately on their centipede legs across t...

Jeux et exercices des jeunes filles –by: Marguerite Du Parquet

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BIBLIOTH`EQUE ROSE ILLUSTR'EE

JEUX ET EXERCICES DES JEUNES FILLES

PAR

MME DE CHABREUL

OUVRAGE ILLUSTR'E DE 55 VIGNETTES

PAR FATH

PARIS LIBRAIRIE HACHETTE ET Cie 79, BOULEVARD SAINT GERMAIN, 79.

1890

Imprimerie P. Brodard et Gallois.

SIXI`EME 'EDITION

AVANT PROPOS.

Dans ce recueil, que nous dédions aux jeunes filles, nous avons cherché à réunir les jeux les plus agréables, propres à tous les ^ages et à toutes les conditions. ...

Shipwreck in the Sky –by: Eando Binder

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There is a warm feeling about welcoming back into the pages of a science fiction magazine the work of a writer who is a legend in the genre. So, here's Binder and a neatly wrapped up package of a folktale of the future.

shipwreck in the sky

by ... Eando Binder

The flight into space that made Pilot Capt. Dan Barstow famous.

The flight was listed at GHQ as Project Songbird . It was sponsored by the Space Medicine Labs of the U.S. Air Force. And its pilot was Captain Dan Barstow.

A hand picked man, Dan Barstow, ch...

Sjambak –by: Jack Vance

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from If Worlds of Science Fiction July 1953. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed. Minor spelling and typographical errors have been corrected without note. Within the text, [=o] represents a lowercase o with an upper macron.

[Illustration]

Wilbur Murphy sought romance, excitement, and an impossible Horseman of Space. With polite smiles, the planet frustrated him at every turn until he found them all the hard way! ...

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