Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections


* first edition
+ first US edition
?? unknown item type
A4 paper size, 297mm x 210mm
A5 paper size, 210mm x 148mm
ad adaptation
ai author's introduction to story
an anthology
Apr April
ar article
Aug August
Aut Autumn
aw afterword
bedsheet 8½" x 11¼"
bg biography
bi bibliographic material
br book review
bx boxed set of books
CBS Columbia Broadcasting System
cl column
cn contest
co collection of stories by one author
cr criticism
cs comic strip
ct cartoon
Dec December
digest 5" x 7½", square bound magazine
e/s edge-stapled
ed editorial
ex extract
F&SF The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
fa facetious article
Feb February
Fll Fall/Autumn
fp frontispiece
fw foreword
ga graphic anthology
gc graphic collection
gm gamebook
gn graphic novel
gp group of related stories
gr game review
gs graphic story
hc hardcover
hu humor
ia illustrated article
IASFM Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine
ibc inside back cover
If IF / Worlds of If Science Fiction
ifc inside front cover
il illustration
in introduction
ins insert
is introduction to story
ISBN international standard book number
iv interview
ix index
Jan January
Jul July
Jun June
large 8½" x 11"
LCC# Library of Congress Catalog Number
lk linking material
lt letter
Mar March
May May
mg magazine
mr movie review
ms miscellaneous
mv movie
n. novel (over 100 pages, over 40,000 words)
na novella (46-100 pages, 17,500-39,999 words)
nf non-fiction
Nov November
nv novelette (21-45 pages, 7,500-17,499 words)
nw newspaper
oa original anthology
oc original collection
Oct October
octavo 5½" x 8½" saddle-stapled
om omnibus edition
pb paperback
ph pamphlet/chapbook
pi pictorial
pl play
pm poem
pp prose poem
pr preface
pt photography
pulp 6½" x 9", pulp paper, square bound magazine
pz puzzle
qp quality paperback
quarto 8½" x 11" saddle-stapled
qz quiz
rd radio review
rr round-robin
s/b square-bound
s/s saddle-stapled
sa story adaptation of a play/screenplay
Sep September
sf special feature
sg song
si section introduction
sl serial segment
sp speech
Spr Spring
sr story review
ss short story (4-20 pages, 1,000-7,499 words)
standard 6½" x 9", slick paper, square bound magazine
Sum Summer
sy symposium
tb tabloid
tc title change
te true experience
th theater review
tp trade paperback
tr translation
ts true story
U.K. United Kingdom
U.S. United States
uw unfinished work
v volume
vi vignette (under 4 pages, under 1,000 words)
Win Winter

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