Philadelphia: Oswald Train, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 5 5/8 X 8 3/8 Inches. 417 PP. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #3824
Stated "First Edition" on the copyright page. Original price of $17.00 intact on front flap. Signed, "For Larry P. Woods, May you enjoy this excursion into nostalgia (SF Variety) - Lloyd Arthur Eshbach (Sept. 5, 1983)" directly on the title-page. A must have for the Science Fiction collector. Tale on the origin of most all 20th century Sci-Fi publishing houses including Gnome and Fantasy Press among others.