Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy, The, by Tuck, Donald, ed.

Prior to the late 1960's I get the feeling that the SF reference field was pretty much empty. I don't know that for sure, but there seem to be very few reference books from 1970 or before. The only exception I have ever seen is 1946's The Checklist of Fantastic Literature, E.F. Bleiler, ed. Up until that time, if you wanted to know which stories were published in which magazines, or what authors had penned what works, you pretty much had to write to the publisher, or at least […]

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